A Delusional Trump Responds To Michelle Obama’s ‘No Hope’ Comment At Saturday Rally (VIDEO)


President-elect Donald Trump has been more than willing to disparage entire countries, their leaders, religious groups, comedians, newspapers, his detractors, and anyone else he feels might have slighted him in any way. However, he seemed to take a less biting tone – or less biting for Trump, anyway – in front of supporters on Saturday when discussing FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s comments during an interview with Oprah Winfrey about the lack of hope felt by voters facing a Trump presidency.

‘Now, we are feeling what not having hope feels like. Hope is necessary. It’s a necessary concept and Barack didn’t just talk about hope because he thought it was just a nice slogan to get votes. He and I and so many believe that — what else do you have if you don’t have hope? What do you give your kids if you can’t give them hope?’

Trump tried to reword her comments for supporters, saying that he’s assuming that she meant American citizens had no hope in the past, and that her comments had nothing to do with a loss of hope due to a looming Trump presidency.
‘I’m telling you, we have tremendous hope. And we have tremendous promise and tremendous potential. We are going to be so successful as a country again. We are going to be amazing…and I actually think she made that statement not meaning it the way it came out. I really do.’
Trump’s supporters, who were having none of the kinder, gentler Trump, began booing the minute Michelle Obama’s name was mentioned.
The FLOTUS’s comments come on the heels of a poll showing that a full one in three Americans already feel, simply based on Trump’s cabinet appointees and insane behavior during the campaigns, that he will be a terrible president. Apparently, Trump’s assurances that “we” have such great hope does not include a third of U.S. voters as part of that group. It certainly does not include, nor has Trump attempted to welcome into a public dialogue, the 2.38 million more voters who cast ballots for his opponent, Hillary Clinton.
For the full speech by Trump in Mobile, Alabama, including his remarks about Michelle Obama and his supporters’ reactions, see video below:

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